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[Speech by John J. Herrera]

Description: Pages four through twenty-four of a speech written by John J. Herrera some time between May 1949 and the end of 1959. It appears to be a committee report after research about Spanish-speaking people in Texas. Herrera focuses on three major problem areas around which most of the other problems are clustered: 1. Communication ; 2. Education ; and 3. Employment. Herrera also discusses possible approaches to changing existing conditions.
Date: 1949-05/1959
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Focus Report, Volume 81, Number 2, January 9, 2009

Description: Report examining state laws that establish employer and workplace requirements that could affect illegal immigration, such as sanctioning employers who unauthorized workers and requiring verification of eligibility to work.
Date: January 9, 2009
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. Research Organization.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from Lloyd Bentsen to John J. Herrera - 1978-01-10]

Description: Letter from Bentsen, member, Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, to John J. Herrera, thanking Herrera for his views and comments on the Illegal Action Plan which Bentsen is co-sponsoring in the Senate. Bentsen is also enclosing a copy of the Congressional Record which outlines this plan.
Date: January 10, 1978
Creator: Bentsen, Lloyd
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Texas Review of Law & Politics, Volume 14, Number 1, Fall 2009

Description: Biannual journal containing articles, notes, book reviews, and other analyses of politics and law in the United States. Articles in this issue relate to children of illegal aliens, guns laws, how technology puts the individual back at the center of government, separation of powers, discrimination case in the ninth circuit court, and giving every word of the constitution meaning.
Date: Autumn 2009
Creator: University of Texas at Austin. School of Law.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from Charles B. Knapp to John J. Herrera - 1978-09-19]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera written at the suggestion of Rick Hernandez, responding to the suggestion Herrera wished to pass on to President Jimmy Carter regarding undocumented aliens. Knapp explains that President Carter has sent a comprehensive plan on to Congress and they were not inclined to act ahead of Congress.
Date: September 19, 1978
Creator: Knapp, Charles B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera - 1952-01-21]

Description: Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera dated January 21, 1952. Garcia discusses the ramifications of a report, most likely the study entitled "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas," written by Lyle Saunders and Olen E. Leonard.
Date: January 21, 1952
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Resolution of League of United Latin American Citizens - 1952-01-27]

Description: Resolution of League of United Latin American Citizens at the Texas Regional LULAC Convention held in Galveston, Texas, January 26-27, 1952. This resolution concerns the study written by Lyle Saunders and Olen E. Leonard entitled "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas." The resolution commends the authors for their work but condemns the attitudes of those who have used the study to distort the issue of the laborers in the lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas.
Date: January 27, 1952
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to LULAC members]

Description: Letter from Oscar M. Laurel, LULAC Executive Secretary, to LULAC members, written possibly in 1952, after the LULAC Regional Convention held in January, 1952. This letter was written to clarify LULAC's position concerning the study written by Lyle Saunders and Olen T. Leonard entitled "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley."
Date: 1952?
Creator: Laurel, Oscar M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Report of the LULAC Convention Committee on a study entitled "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas"]

Description: Report by LULAC Committee chaired by Santos de la Paz, and committee members R. E. Austin, Luis Albarado, and O. T. Salinas, appointed by the LULAC Convention to study the report entitled "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas," by Lyle Saunders and Olen E. Leonard. The committee recommends disapproval and censure of the report, that a protest be sent to the University of Texas for permitting the printing the report, and the committe deplores what they see as approval of the report by the Texas Regional Convention of LULACs.
Date: 1952?
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to LULAC members]

Description: Letter from Oscar M. Laurel, LULAC Executive Secretary, to LULAC members, written possibly in 1952, after the LULAC Regional Convention held in January, 1952. This letter was written to clarify LULAC's position concerning the study written by Lyle Saunders and Olen T. Leonard entitled "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley."
Date: 1952?
Creator: Laurel, Oscar M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Hector P. Garcia to John J. Herrera - 1952]

Description: Letter from Hector P. Garcia, M.D., of Corpus Christi, Texas, to John J. Herrera, with handwritten date of 1952. This letter is in reference to the pamphlet "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley" and the controversy surrounding the misstatements accredited to some League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) members.
Date: 1952?
Creator: Garcia, Hector P., -1996
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 2734, Chapter 1025

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to certain mandatory conditions of parole or mandatory supervision for illegal criminal aliens and the revocation of parole or mandatory supervision as a result of violating those conditions.
Date: June 17, 2011
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Clip: ALIENS]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10 P.M.
Date: July 17, 1986
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Tyler ruling]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: September 14, 1978, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections